About

Our Mission

The mission of the International Packaged Ice Association is to promote the growth and superior business practices for the packaged ice industry through the ongoing development and management of standards and value added services that enhance the image of the industry to the consumers and trade-partners. IPIA will achieve these objectives through proactive leadership directed by priorities set by its member companies.

Officers

Chairman:

Jeff Tyler
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice

1839 Gentry Parkway
Tyler, TX 75702

Vice Chairman/Treasurer:

Walter Berry
Berry’s Artic Ice

200 N Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

Secretary/Assistant Treasurer:

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice Inc

4515 Old Pineville Road, Charlotte, NC 28217

Associate Member
Conference Chairman:

Kevin DesJardins
KEITH Manufacturing Co.

401 NW Adler Street
Madras, OR 97741

Immediate Past Chairman:

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice

3640 Francis Avenue
Chino, CA 91710

Directors

2019

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Jeff Messerschmitt
Messerschmitt Ice Service
(641) 684-6207

2020

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice
(800) 352-2423

Steve Ward
Arctic Glacier, Inc
(209) 495-8525

2021

Jody Botner
Corbin Ice Company
(800) 253-1516

Jesse Mireles IV
Mireles Party Ice
(210) 824-2400

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice Company
(800) 759-4411

Committees

Marketing Committee

Provides direction and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for marketing and projects promoting the Association and its members.

Howard Mackie/Chair
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Gary Jerow
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Steve Ward
Arctic Glacier, Inc
(209) 495-8525

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Jesse Mireles IV
Mireles Party Ice
(210) 824-2400

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Trey Sims
Vogt Ice
(800) 853-8648

Membership Committee

Acts as liaison with staff in developing membership services for current members and recruitment strategies for potential members.

Kevin DesJardins/Chair
KEITH Manufacturing Co.
(800) 547-6161

Roy Horton
Polar Ice, Inc.
(979) 830-1954

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice
(800) 352-2423

Darrell Mount
Keet Consulting
(205) 620-9843

Laron Hilke
Hilke’s Ice Co.
(573) 744-5500

Raymond South
Keith Manufacturing
(800) 547-6161

PIQCS Standing Committee

Provides direction and promotion for industry-wide sanitation program development, effects liaison with the IPIA national public health consultant and acts as a voice for the industry in addressing local, regional and national health officials.

Walter Berry/Chair
Berry’s Arctic Ice
(800) 638-5220

Kevin DesJardins
KEITH Manufacturing Co.
(800) 547-6161

Fred Lomangino
Ice King & Cold Storage
(800) 848-0272

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Jarrod Snyder/Co-Chair
York Ice Company
(717) 848-2639

Ryan Doolittle
Tennessee Valley Ice
(423) 698-6290

Mike McSharry
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(917) 246-4101

Brian Washnock
Reddy Ice
(801) 634-0045

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Rob Gillum
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Chris Morse
Getchell Brothers
(800) 439-2823

Plant Operations

Provides current information relating to OSHA and other regulatory bodies on issues pertaining to the operation of an ice plant.

Jeff Messerschmitt/Chair
Messerschmitt Ice
(641) 684-6207

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice Co.
(800) 352-2423

Brian Ballman
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Tobi Ferguson
Vogt Ice
(800) 853-8648

Jody Botner
Corbin Ice
(800) 253-1516

Vinny Nuzzolese, Jr.
Reddy Ice
(954) 584-9101

Public Affairs Committee

Monitors all legislative and regulatory activity impacting the ice industry and its operations. The committee responds to the initiatives of the ice industry through contact with the Board of Directors, the general membership.

Jeff Tyler/Chair
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Bo Russell
Holiday Ice, Inc.
(800) 924-5823

Darren Boruff
Reddy Ice Group, Inc
(214) 526-6740

Aric Jordan
Ice Works
(512) 474-1441

Strategic Task Force Committee

Brent Bonvarlez/Chair
Arctic Glacier Inc
(519) 352-1400

Walter Berry
Berry’s Arctic Ice
(800) 638-5220

Charlotte Maginnis
Leer
(813) 505-1342

Jeff Tyler/Co-Chair
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Darren Boruff
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Jane McEwen
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Disaster Preparedness Committee

Plans and coordinates Disaster Preparedness Program for Association members

Archie Harris/Chair
Rose Ice & Coal Co.
(910) 762-2464

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Jane McEwen
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Hall of Fame

Berkoski IPIA Advocacy Award